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Discussion in 'The Georgia Club' started by Joe Wang, Nov 11, 2004.
Oakwood sportsman lodge
4080 Mundy Mill Road
Oakwood, GA 30566
Does anyone know of a range anywhere around Statesboro?
Eagle Gun Range (Indoor)
109 Woodfield Drive
Macon, Georgia 31210
I miss going to bullseye in Lawrenceville, but im over 3 hours away now
I havent been yet but a new range has opened in Pooler just outside of Savannah on 80. They have a web site-http://patricksuniforms.com/index.php
Ill be goin here in a few days probably
I shot 4H trap/skeet over there with a man named Ron. Cant remember his last name. I now shoot at advanced bullets very regularly on the shotgun/rigle range. Just getting in to the whole pistol order since I'm coming up on 21.
Marietta - Ed's Gun & Tackle Shop, 2727 Canton Road (Hwy 5), Marietta, GA 30066.
The Above mentioned is now: Nick's Guns & Range (770) 425-8461
Mon-Sat 10AM - 8PM
Sun 12PM - 6PM
I'm a member of River Bend Gun Club. Nicest facility I have ever been associated with. Except for the plinking ranges, all of the venues are NRA Certified for National Competition, including their 600 Yard High Power Range.
Link to the site:
Paragraph from the bottom of the home page:
© 2009 River Bend Gun Club River Bend Gun Club is a members-only shooting facility located in the Southwest corner of Dawson County, Georgia. This web site is intended to serve its membership as a resource of club news and information. Those interested in joining RBGC may look for such information in the "Club Information" section of this site.
Even though it states "members-only" We can take two guests during a visit to the club.
South River Gun Club...my club...
The regional Glock Matches are held at my club.
I live right in the heart of Atlanta, Buckhead, and the club is 45 minutes from my front door.
If you think you might want to join do it NOW...we have 580 members and when we hit 600 we may start a waiting list.
Fullers Gun Shop in Woodbury GA has an outdoor 200yd rifle range and a 40 yard pistol/tactical range and they allow class 3 on the Tactical /pistol range.
they are about 1 hour from Atlanta Macon or Columbus. The address is 1738 upper cove rd woodbury Ga ph 706-553-2352 the range fees are $10 for 1 hour or less or $20 for mor than an hour. THey also have a few steel targets on the pistol range. they are a full service gunsmith as well and guarante 1/2min groups on their accuracy jobs. Mine will actually shoot 1/4 min. Where else can you have your gun worked on and shoot it at 200yds before you leave.
There is a range in Sugar Valley. It is part of the Chattahoochee National Forest.
Admission is $5
What are the closest outdoor ranges to Austell/Marietta/Smyrna area?
I'm looking for handgun and long range rifle use.
Hot Shots Shooting Range, 2445 Austell Road, 770-436-6600
This is okay for pistols, I don't know about rifles. It's indoors so it's certainly not going to be long range.
Do you know any Marietta cops? The police range is on County Services Parkway.
I shoot at Hot Shots and buy my guns at Adventures Outdoors. I used to belong to South River but the drive is too long.
Can anyone shoot at the police range or must you be a cop?
Actually thats for cobb PD and as far as I know no you can not go there unless your with the PD. I know this because I am a Cobb PD Explorer
The closest outdoor range to Marietta is Creekside firing range check out www.creeksidefiringrange.com it is in Taylorsville SW of Cartersville.
Creekside is waaaaaay the heck out there. It was a 1:15 drive for me from Vinings/Smyrna. The range itself was decent (very muddy though and no paved road) but the range guy (early 20's?) had a serious attitude problem. Seriously, if he doesn't have anything nice to say, he should leave his customers alone. I paid my money and followed all rules but he was either really bored (nobody else was there) or just inherently an argumentitive *****.
There's a public range a little further up I-75 (same driving time though) called Chestnut Mountain.
Take exit 320 off I-75 and head WEST on Resaca Lafayette Rd/Route 136. After a few miles you'll reach the end and you'll be forced to turn either right or left. Turn RIGHT (I think it's still called Resaca Lafayette Rd/136) and go about 1000 feet and on your right side you will see a dirt road with a sign for Chestnut Mountain Rd. Take the dirt road and you'll end at the shooting range. $5 admission (in an envelope). Be honest. If not, the park rangers may check the payment box and see your car's license plate didn't pay. Then you will be in a world of pain.
I haven't tried the range in Adairsville yet.
Is there any outdoor range CLOSER to Smyrna/Vinings? I'm willing to pay for a membership but I don't want to drive more than 30 minutes.
Otherwise I may as well go to Chestnut Mt.
I had the same experience - I live in the same area as you do. So far the best place is South River. I was a member but it is too far and too expensive. I've gone there for IDPA.
Shooting is getting expensive when you add up the gas and cost of ammo these days.
Nice place. Kind of new. They have a pit for special training and a row of at least 10 stalls, covered from weather with electric cable target hangars.
Call for details. I'm sure there is rifle provisions also.
Adairsville Sporting Range
123 Holloway Road Northwest
Adairsville, GA 30103
Does anyone know if the DeKalb County police range is still out in Lithonia and open to the public? I haven't been there in close to 15 years. Used to go with my dad about once a month when I was a kid. The only negative is its paper targets only, and 25yds is the closest range. I do like to be able to plink at tin cans, clay targets, etc. when I'm at an outdor range, paper is good for accuracy testing, but I like more interactive targets on ocassion.